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This week, we bring research-based stories on: what is driving early marriages in India and Ethiopia, evidence of an ancient tsunami, nanoparticles from viruses to deliver drugs and an op-ed. In addition, there are a few more research-based news stories. This week we bring you stories in Assamese, Hindi, and Marathi. Read research-related stories that appeared in other media in our Research Beat section. We also bring you some notable events and talks that might be of interest to you. 

Issue 98 | 31 January 2019

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Research-based Stories
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Research Beat
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Research-based stories from other media

A 25% pay raise? That’s not nearly enough, young Indian scientists say | Science

Government hikes stipends for research scholars; unacceptable, say students | The Hindu

Govt Finally Announces Researchers Stipend Hike – but Students Call It a Flop | The Wire

Centre raises Stipends of Research Fellows, associates hiked; many still unhappy | The New Indian Express

'Jai Anusandhan' Will Be an Empty Slogan Until It's Easy to Undertake Research | The Wire

Budget 2019: Has there been higher allocation for higher education in Modi-era? Let’s find out | The Financial Express

CSIR Lab? Work on Applied Research or Make do With Small Share of Funds | The Wire

Policy support for grassroots Innovation; a regional dialogue | DNA

New Padma protocol: Honouring innovators not enough, support them too | The Financial Express

Rajasthan Zika strain is endemic to Asia, says new study | The Hindu

Cracking the Puzzle of the “Mother of All Molecules”: A Conversation with Venki Ramakrishnan | Connect with IISc

‘We have to uphold rationality as a good way to move forward’ | LiveMint

The Man who knew Infinity | The Telegraph

Women in Science – Prof. Gali Madhavi Latha | IISc

Synopsis: Flexible Electronics, Heal Thyself | APS Physics

Malarial drug inhibits Zika virus growth, IIT Mandi team finds | The Hindu

Drug-loaded microparticles to manage Parkinson’s | The Hindu

Northeast Monsoon Flops, Triggering Drought-Like Conditions Across South India | The Wire

With CMB-Bharat, India can take lead in listening to faintest murmurs of early universe | The Hindu

Deadly ‘Superbug’ gene now makes its way to the islands of Arctic | LiveMint

Scientists Unravel New Class of More ‘Natural’ Mosquito Repellants | The Wire
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